Is your hip pain disrupting your daily routine?

Then check out the affordable hip replacement in Izmir, Turkey!

You can reclaim your active lifestyle with us at MTC.

Watch our top surgeon share valuable details through a captivating video!

Who Is a Candidate for Hip Replacement?

Modern hip replacement techniques offer improved quality of life compared to traditional surgical procedures.[1]Ora Ox
Advances in hip replacement
“Modern total hip replacement offers the ability to improve patient quality of life more than any other elective surgical procedure.”
View in Article

You can skip the long waiting queue and get a new hip within a few days.

Anticipate your remarkable outcome by going through the patients’ inspiring stories.

Hip Replacement Reviews in Izmir Turkey

Go through unfiltered feedback about the best orthopedic doctor in Izmir.

Discover what people have to say about their experience.

“I am pleased to recommend Dr. Burak without reservation. He is an accomplished orthopaedic surgeon & 100% committed. I had a successful hip replacement with minimum discomfort & quick recovery. The ‘aftercare’ was second to none.”

-Peter Davies, UK ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

We consulted Dr. Önvural because of the pain in my mother’s right hip. After the surgery, I saw a slight reduction in my mother’s complaints. She has started enjoying her walk now. Thanks to the brilliant team of Turkish doctors.

-Seda Okyay, UK ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Hip replacement surgery abroad will not cost you an arm and a leg anymore.

We help you unlock low-cost & reliable options. Scroll down through this page for more deets.

Cost of Hip Replacement in Izmir Turkey

Hip replacement cost in Izmir, Turkey is merely €13,000.

It is a fraction of the price of total hip replacement in the UK, which is  €17,500.

Compare the cost of unilateral & bilateral total hip replacement in Izmir in the table below.


Hip Replacement Prices in Izmir, Turkey vs UK

Procedure Izmir* UK
Unilateral Hip Replacement €13,000 €17,500
Bilateral Hip Replacement €22,000 €33,870
*Package price


Hip Replacement Prices in Izmir, Turkey vs UK

Procedure Izmir* UK
Unilateral £11,160 £15,000
Bilateral £18,900 £29,150
*Package price

*Prices are case-dependent.

Note: The package price includes 10 sessions of post-surgery physiotherapy, airport-to-hotel transfer, & hospital (without accommodation).

This is not it! Check out the specials section for an inclusive advantage!

In-Demand Hip Replacement Packages Izmir in 2023

Top-rated hip replacement specials in İzmir come with added benefits!

You can book your unilateral hip treatment with accommodation at €15,000 (+ package price inclusions).

Note: You may have to plan a hotel stay in Izmir for ~15 days.

Say goodbye to the gnawing hip pain today. Get in touch with us for a FREE quote!

Why Do You Need a Hip Replacement in Izmir?

Have your pain medications and physical therapy failed to restore your hip function?

Are you seeking a budget-friendly new-hip joint? Then, hip replacement in Izmir, Turkey, will cater to all your desires.

Listed below are the benefits of hip replacement in Izmir, Turkey.

Surgeons operate in government-certified hospitals
Use market-leading implant brands: Stryker
Get customised treatment plans at a low cost
Multilingual staff: speaks fluent English
International-level orthopaedic surgeon
Expertise in serving mass tourism Markets

Moreover, Izmir is a perfect getaway for medical tourists because of: 💁

  • Mild climate, clean shores and traditional bazaars
  • Affluent cultural heritage & thermal spas
  • Growing medical infrastructure
  • Fruitful hip treatment packages

Izmir is known to have been a great healing centre since ancient times. Thanks to its rich natural & thermal water resources! [2]Research Gate
Medical Tourism Potential in Turkey: The Case of Izmir City
“Izmir had been an important healing center during ancient times thanks to the thermal water resources…”
View in Article

Such developments have changed the status of Izmir as a new health tourism destination.

Moving forward, let’s get to know your orthopaedic surgeon.

Meet The Expert: Hip Replacement Surgeon in Izmir

Choosing the right doctor to solve your health issues is important.

MTC can sort out the details for you to decide. Please have a look at our partner surgeon’s profile.

Surgeon Details
Dr. Burak Onvural

Dr. Burak Onvural

  • Experience: 11+ years
  • Education: Ege University Faculty of Medicine
  • Specialisation: Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • International Expertise: Trained at International Trauma Association (Association for Osteosynthesis, Switzerland)
  • Associations: TUSYAD, Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Hip Replacment Clinics in Izmir: Özel Ege City Hospital, Egepol Cerrahi Hastanesi
  • Consultation office: ONVortho Orthopedic Clinic, Turkey

Check out Dr. Burak’s certifications below.

Dr. Burak’s Certifications: Top Orthopaedic Surgeon Izmir

For your friends with knee troubles, know that Dr Burak also performs knee replacement in Izmir.

All About Hip Replacement Surgery

Before starting your hip arthroplasty in Izmir, you must know what the surgery entails.

Hence, we’ve compiled all the important details you need to know.

What Is Hip Replacement?

Hip replacement is a successful and effective surgical procedure.

It replaces diseased hip joint components with artificial prostheses. Thus, reducing discomfort and pain in the hip joints.

Moreover, it enhances the function of those with hip joint arthritis.[3]Ora Ox
Advances in hip replacement
“Total hip replacement is a frequently performed and highly successful surgical intervention. It is undertaken to relieve pain and improve function in individuals with advanced arthritis of the hip joint…”
View in Article

Hip Replacement in Izmir, Turkey

Hip Replacement

The most common reason for a hip replacement is osteoarthritis.

Other reasons include:[4]NHS
Hip replacement
“The most common reason for hip replacement surgery is osteoarthritis. Other conditions that can cause hip joint damage include: -rheumatoid arthritis -hip fracture -septic arthritis -disorders that cause unusual bone growth (bone dysplasias)”
View in Article

  • Hip fracture
  • Bone tumours
  • Septic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Disorders with unusual bone growth

Am I Eligible for Hip Replacement in Izmir?

Over 1 million hip replacement procedures are performed every year globally.[5]Ora Ox
Advances in hip replacement
“Worldwide, over one million total hip replacements are performed each year.”
View in Article

Most patients eligible for a hip replacement are 50-80 years of age.

However, the surgeon will individually assess your condition and decide whether you’re a candidate or not.[6]Orthoinfo
Total Hip Replacement
“Most patients who undergo total hip replacement are age 50 to 80, but orthopaedic surgeons evaluate patients individually.”
View in Article

You are an eligible candidate for a hip replacement if:

  • The hip pain affects your work or social life.
  • The pain is so severe that it affects your quality of life & sleep.
  • You also feel depressed because of your pain and limited mobility.
  • Everyday activities are difficult for you because of your hip pain.
Hip Pain
  • Your hip joint is extremely painful, swollen, & tight, & you have little mobility.
Source: NHS[7]NHS
Hip replacement
“You may be offered hip replacement surgery if: -you have severe pain, swelling and stiffness in your hip joint and your mobility is reduced -your hip pain is so severe that it interferes with your quality of life…”
View in Article

How Do I Prepare for Hip Replacement Surgery?

Pre-surgery prep starts weeks before the procedure.

Here are some guidelines you need to follow.[8]NIH
Hip Replacement Surgery
“Preparing for hip replacement surgery begins several weeks…Ask your surgeon about exercises you can perform to strengthen your core…If you smoke, try to quit or cut back on the amount you smoke…”
View in Article

  • Quit or cut back on smoking.
  • Prepare for regular meals in advance, if required.
  • Ask someone to help with your daily activities post-surgery.
  • Stay active and enquire about the exercises you need to perform.
  • Lose the extra weight to avoid complications during or after surgery.
Don't Smoke
  • Set up a recovery area in your house where you’ll spend most of your time.

Please Note: Suggested duration of the Izmir trip is about 3-4 weeks, so prepare accordingly.

Hip Replacement Procedure in Izmir, Turkey

The hip replacement surgery usually takes about 1-2 hours.

Hip Replacement Implants

Artificial Implants Used For Hip Replacement

Here’s what the procedure entails:

  • You will receive general anaesthesia.
  • An incision will be made on the side of your thigh.
  • The damaged hip bone and cartilage will be removed from the joint.
  • The best quality artificial implants will replace the damaged parts.

The surgeons will make the smallest incision possible to limit soft tissue & bone damage.

Therefore, the operation is minimally invasive.

Hip Replacement Surgery
“You will receive anesthesia…Your surgeon will make an incision over the hip. The size of the incision will vary depending on many factors, including your size and your surgeon’s preferences. Your surgeon will remove the diseased bone tissue and cartilage from the hip joint. Your surgeon will replace the ball (head of the femur) and the surface of the socket (acetabulum) with new, artificial parts.”
View in Article

Dr. Burak is trained enough to perform 2 types of total hip replacement surgeries in Izmir:

I. Unilateral Hip Replacement

  • Performed on one side of the hip
  • More Common

II. Bilateral Hip Replacement

  • Done on both sides of the hip
  • Less common

Source: Healthline[10]Healthline
What Should I Expect from a Double Hip Replacement?
“Most of the time, hip replacement surgery is performed on one side of the hip (unilateral)…Double hip replacements are less common…”
View in Article

Risks of Hip Replacement Surgery

Pre-surgery guidelines must be followed to decrease the probability of post-surgery risks.

Risks of Hip Replacement Surgery

Risks of Hip Replacement Surgery

However, here are some risks you must look out for[11]NHS
Total Hip Replacement – Benefits, Risks and Outcome
“The Risk Clots in legs/lungs DVT/PE (Thrombosis) Strokes, heart attack or heart failure Nerve or Blood vessel damage Bone breakage…”
View in Article

  • Bone damage
  • Residual ache
  • Hip dislocation
  • Wound infection
  • Leg length difference
  • Wear or loosening of hip
  • Strokes, heart attack or failure
  • Nerve or blood vessel damage
  • Clots in legs/lungs (thrombosis)

Furthermore, you can avoid these risks by following your doctor’s instructions properly.

Hip Replacement Surgery Aftercare

Have a look at a few aftercare tips you need to follow after your procedure.

  • Avoid weight gain by doing short regular walks (as suggested).
  • Take your physiotherapy sessions as scheduled by your doctor.
  • Avoid falls, and be careful around slippery areas or conditions.
  • See your doctor immediately if you develop a chest or urinary tract infection.
  • Consult your doctor for possible use of antibiotics before other medical or dental procedures.
Regular Short Walk
Hip Physiotherapy
Source: NHS[12]NHS
Total Hip Replacement – Benefits, Risks and Outcome
“Avoid gaining weight. Be careful in slippery conditions or uneven areas to avoid falls. Regular walks will help keep you mobile. See your doctor for possible use of antibiotics before dental or medical procedures See your doctor for early treatment if you develop chest or urinary tract infection.”
View in Article

Recovery Timelines ⏰

The total duration of stay at the hospital is 3 days. ✅

However, to return to your daily routine, it may take 6-10 weeks. ✅

Your physiotherapy will begin after the 2nd week of your surgery. ✅

Success Rate of Hip Replacement Surgery

There is known evidence that the success rate of hip replacement surgery is as follows:[13]Science Direct
A Scoping Review of Total Hip Arthroplasty Survival and Reoperation Rates in Patients of 55 Years or Younger
“Survival rates for THA at 5 and 20 years were 90%-100% and 60.4%-77.7%, respectively.”
View in Article

Success Rate of Hip Replacement Surgery

Years % of Success
After 5 90% – 100%
After 20 ~60% – 78%

Research has shown that > 95% of artificial hip joints survive beyond 10 years.[14]Ora Ox
Advances in hip replacement
“Now, over 95% of artificial hip joints survive beyond 10 years and, despite Charnley’s prediction to the contrary, many routinely survive beyond 30 years.”
View in Article

For more details, you can read about orthopaedic surgeries abroad.

Tourism in Izmir, Turkey

Visit the scenic city of Izmir in Turkey and unfold its marvels.

Have a look at the places you can visit, the food you can try and other important bits of information.


Popular Destinations in Izmir

Izmir is the third largest city in Turkey.[15]Turkey Homes
“Learning about what is Izmir famous for is a journey into Turkey’s third-largest city.”
View in Article
The place is known for its historic ruins and monuments.

Izmir Agora

Izmir Agora

The ruins of a marketplace give an insight into the centuries-old history of the area.

The site is located between the streets of Kemerati and the city of Izmir.

The reconstructed gates and colonnade of the sites are a must-visit.

Moreover, the vaulted chambers are equally mesmerising.[16]Thrilliophilia
Izmir Agora
“Izmir Agora is an ancient Roman site that is sandwiched between the streets of Kemerati and the hillside of Izmir. It offers a glimpse of the eighty-five years old history of this area when it was earlier known as Smyrna…”
View in Article

Kemeralti Market

Kemeralti Market

Are you a shopaholic?

Then Kemeralti market holds tonnes of souvenirs and gifts you can get for yourself and your loved ones.

You can get almost everything here at economical prices.

Moreover, the place is usually bustling with locals and tourists.[17]Thrillophilia
Kemeralti Market
“This is the favorite haunt of the shopping enthusiasts, and you can buy souvenirs and gifts for your loved ones. This bustling bazaar is frequented by both tourists and locals to buy everything under the sun at budget-friendly prices.”
View in Article

Izmir Wildlife Park

Izmir Wildlife Park

Visit the largest zoo in Izmir which, spreads over 425,000 square metres.

The area is lush green and a delight for wildlife enthusiasts.

Moreover, it is home to 15,000 animals of 125 different species.

What’s special about the place? The animals wander freely in their habitat and aren’t caged![18]Thrillophilia
Izmir Wildlife Park
“Surrounded by lush green trees and beautiful flowers, Izmir Wildlife Park is one of the best places to visit in Ankara for wildlife enthusiasts as well as nature lovers alike. It is spread in around 425,000 square meters and is considered to be one of the largest zoos of Izmir.”
View in Article

Konak Square

Konak Square

The area is a beautiful seaside pier which is a common point for locals and tourists alike.

Recently, the area has been turned into a shopping centre.

You can spend your time at some of the best cafes and restaurants in the area.[19]Thrillophilia
Konak Pier
“Konak Pier is a beautiful seaside pier that has been converted into a dining, shopping and cinema complex to keep the visitors entertained during their visit.”
View in Article


Food To Try

Give your taste buds a treat by trying the local cuisine of Izmir.









Sea Food

Sea Food

Grilled Meat

Grilled Meat

Safety in Izmir

Overall, Izmir is a safe tourist destination with its lively and active population.

Izmir, Turkey, ranks 27.9 on the Crime Index, whereas London ranks 52.4.[20]Redbook
Crime Index In Izmir, Turkey
“Refer to tables.”
View in Article

However, we advise you to be cautious to enjoy your stay and stay out of trouble.

Here are a few things to be mindful of.

  • Drink bottled water and carry one at all times
  • Keep your belongings within sight at all times
  • Be wary of scams, as tourists are an easy target
  • Hire an Uber instead of a taxi to avoid paying overcharged fares
Source: Travel Safe Abroad,[21]Travel Safe Abroad
How Safe Is Izmir for Travel?
“When it comes to possible dangers in Izmir…
Act as you would anywhere in the world and be careful with your belongings…”
View in Article
The Turkey Traveler[22]The Turkey Traveller
Is Izmir Safe To Visit?
“Solo travelers in Izmir are generally safe in the daytime, but you might want to be extra cautious at night. The main concern for solo travelers is getting robbed at night, which usually happens in dark narrow alleys as we mentioned above…”
View in Article

Is it safe to get a hip replacement in Izmir, Turkey?

Yes, it is pretty safe to get your hip replacement surgery in Izmir.

Our Izmir surgeon is highly qualified and experienced.

Furthermore, the clinic is government certified & equipped with the latest equipment.

Besides, here are a few pointers to remember as a medical tourist in Izmir, Turkey.

  • What are the qualifications of the surgeon?
  • How many years of experience does the surgeon have?
  • What kind of complications may arise during or after your surgery?
  • What is the success rate of the surgery?
  • What brands of equipment are used for the treatment?

How Do I Reach Izmir, Turkey?

It is easy to reach Izmir via air within a few hours.

The Izmir Adnan Menderes International Airport is the 4th busiest airport in the country.[23]Airport Technology
Izmir Adnan Menderes International Airport
“The airport, which is the fourth busiest airport in the country, serves Izmir, an important seaside metropolis of Turkey.”
View in Article
Flight Duration to Izmir
Origin Duration
Birmingham 3h 55m
London 4h
Edinburgh 4h 35m

Are you interested in a medical trip to Izmir? Call us now!

Hotels in Izmir: Where Do I Stay During My Treatment?

For a comfortable stay during your trip, here are some hotel options.

Kordon Hotel Kankaya
Kordon Hotel Kankaya
⭐ 4-Star
✅ 4.2 Google Reviews Rating
📍 Gazi Osman Pasa Bulvari No: 13 Cankaya, Izmir Turkey
Kordon Hotel Pasaport
Kordon Hotel Pasaport
⭐ 4-Star
✅ 4.3 Google Reviews Rating
📍 Akdeniz, Akdeniz Cd. No:2, 35210 Konak/Izmir, Turkey
Ontur Hotel İzmir
Ontur Hotel İzmir
⭐ 4-Star
✅ 4.2 Google Reviews Rating
📍 İsmet Kaptan, Gazi Blv. No:130, 35241 Konak/Izmir
Volley Hotel İzmir

⭐ 4-Star
✅ 3.7 Google Reviews Rating
📍 Mimar Sinan, 1486. Sk., 35220 Konak/Izmir, Turkey

FAQs: Hip Replacement in Izmir, Turkey

Are there any other treatments before resorting to Izmir hip replacement surgery?

Your doctor may suggest alternate treatments before having a hip replacement procedure. These include[24]NIAMS
Hip Replacement Surgery
“Your health care provider may recommend that you try other treatments before having hip replacement surgery, including: Pain medications. Physical therapy and exercise programs. Activity changes to limit strain on your hip. Assistive devices such as a cane, crutch, or walker.”
View in Article

  • Pain medications
  • Exercises and physical therapy
  • Routine changes to reduce strain on your hip
  • Assistive devices such as a walker, crutch or crane

How long will I have to stay in the hospital for hip replacement in Izmir?

You will need to stay in the hospital for at least 3 days for a hip replacement in Izmir.

However, the length of duration may be case-dependent.

Your doctor can determine the exact period after assessing your condition.

Final Note

Hip replacement in Izmir, Turkey, can be light on your pockets.

The city offers reliable treatment options by renowned orthopaedic surgeons.

What are you waiting for? Sort out your health woes today at affordable prices.

Contact us and embark on your journey to a pain-free lifestyle.